1959-60 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1960

NBA Champion: Boston Celtics

NBA Finals:  St. Louis Hawks (W)  3  Boston Celtics (E)  4

Main players: Bill Russell, Tom Heinsohn, Frank Ramsey (Boston Celtics), Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan, Sihugo Green (St. Louis Hawks).

Best players for the 1959-60 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).

All-NBA first team: Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics), Gene Shue (Detroit Pistons), Elgin Baylor (Minneapolis Lakers), Bob Pettit (St. Louis Hawks), Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).

All-NBA second team: Richie Guerin (New York Knicks), Bill Sharman (Boston Celtics), Jack Twyman (Cincinnati Royals), Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals), Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors37.6
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors27.0
AssistsBob CousyPGBoston Celtics9.5
EfficiencyWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia Warriors28.0

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1959-60 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Wilt Chamberlain720.614.79/32.1046.1--/----8.01/13.7658.20.40.0------0.5
Bill Russell740.67.50/16.0746.7--/----3.24/5.3061.10.30.1------0.2
Bob Pettit720.69.29/21.1943.8--/----7.56/10.0375.40.20.0------0.4
Elgin Baylor700.610.79/25.4442.4--/----8.06/11.0073.30.20.0------0.4
Cliff Hagan750.59.59/20.6546.4--/----5.61/6.9980.30.10.1------0.3
Dolph Schayes750.57.71/19.2040.2--/----7.11/7.9689.30.20.0------0.3
Kenny Sears640.56.44/13.4847.8--/----5.67/6.5386.80.20.0------0.3
Willie Naulls650.58.48/19.7842.9--/----4.40/5.2683.70.20.0------0.3
Jack Twyman750.511.60/27.5142.2--/----7.97/10.1678.40.10.0------0.4
Clyde Lovellette680.48.09/17.2646.9--/----4.65/5.6682.20.20.0------0.3

Best rookies for the 1959-60 season

Rookie of the Year: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors).